Marine Lance Corporal Ernest Delgado at Khe Sahn, Vietnam, 1968. Note his blood type and Tour of Duty countdown calendar on his cover, with “California”across front. (photo by David Duncan Douglas) [754x943]
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On this day 59 years ago, Soviet space mission Vostok 6 was launched with Valentina Tereshkova onboard, who became the 1st woman in space! This is her during the fifth Earth orbit on June 16, 1963. [900x681]
1945, British troops burning Bergan-Belson concentration camp after its liberation. Anne Frank died there. [398x400]
Delta Force Operator Jamey Caldwell on the hunt for Osama Bin Laden in the Tora Bora mountain range, Dec. 2001. [1200x800]
John C. Meyer, P-51 Mustang ace of the 352nd Fighter Group, ca 1944. [1000x1386]
Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across the US, 1909. [1024x681]
These siblings were photographed by South Dakota photographer, John Johnson, circa early 1890-1900s. I wonder what he is doing with the magnifying glass. From my glass negative collection. (640x800) (colorization) Original in the comments.
Nevada test site forces relaxing on a military leave in Las Vegas, 1950s. [1024x1062]
Surrounded by invisible death. Australian gunners of the 55th Siege Battery working during a gas attack. Belgium, Sept 1917 [2595x1978] (Colourized)
Signing the Agreement to eliminate the USSR and establish the Commonwealth of Independent States.8 December 1991 (1,500 × 1,000)
Wernher von Braun, the first center director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is carried aloft on the shoulders of city officials during the Apollo 11 celebration in downtown Huntsville, Alabama, July 24, 1969.[3000x2294]
Pierce Winningham "Mac" McKennon, American flying ace of World War II with 12 aerial victories and 9.83 ground kills, ca 1944. [500x457]
San Francisco, California smoldering after the 1906 earthquake. Taken from the tower of the Union Ferry Building. Market Street between Sacramento and Third Street [1408 x 1090]